Archive for October 2nd, 2021

MOFA praises French senators’ upcoming trip to Taiwan

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:37 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has praised the upcoming French Senate delegation to Taiwan for braving hostility from China and going forward with the trip, which is [...] » More

Round 2 of Anonymous hack of China site shows Taiwan emblem, ‘Tank Man’

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:37 AM

The decentralised international hacktivist group Anonymous early on Friday (October 1) posted the second round of its defacement of a Chinese government tourism promotion [...] » More

N Korea says it fired ‘remarkable’ new anti-aircraft missile in test

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

North Korea fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile on Thursday, state media KCNA reported, the latest in a recent series of weapons tests that has come as [...] » More

Taiwan to double number of travel vouchers to 2.4 million

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:37 AM

Following the success of a range of stimulus coupons planned by the government to boost the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Transportation said Friday [...] » More

Divers from 10 countries defy Taiwan flag ban

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:37 AM

A Japanese diving association along with athletes from 10 countries requested their national flags be removed from the leader board in support of their Taiwanese counterparts [...] » More

Taiwan to take China to WTO over fruit import bans

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo | 6:37 AM

Taiwan will lodge a formal complaint with the World Trade Organisation against China’s suspension of imports of the self-ruled island’s fruits due to pest [...] » More

Taiwan, on chip information request, says respects US laws

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Taiwan respects US commercial law and rules but will help Taiwanese companies if they receive any “unreasonable requests”, the government said on Thursday after [...] » More

Malaysia’s help needed to ease global chip shortage, Taiwan says

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:37 AM

Malaysia’s help is needed to resolve the global shortage of auto semiconductors, especially when it comes to packaging, a sector affected by the country’s [...] » More

Taiwan to raise trade concerns with WTO over China import suspension

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:37 AM

The Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture (COA) on Friday sent documents to Taiwan’s World Trade Organisation (WTO) mission as it prepares to file “specific trade [...] » More

Kim Yo Jong: N Korean Leader’s Newly Promoted Sister Solidifies Position in Circles of Power

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | News18 | 6:37 AM

Sister, adviser, and now top official: the latest promotion of Kim Yo Jong, sibling to North Korea’s leader, solidifies her position in Pyongyang’s circles of [...] » More

Moon voices strong confidence in defense posture after N. Koera missile test

Moon voices strong confidence in defense posture after N. Koera missile test

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:37 AM

President Moon Jae-in voiced strong confidence in South Korea’s defense posture Friday, saying he proposed an end-of-war declaration with North Korea based on such [...] » More

Korea extends social distancing curbs as COVID-19 cases rise in Seoul

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | WHBL | 6:37 AM

South Korea extended social distancing curbs to combat the coronavirus pandemic on Friday for two weeks, offering more incentives to people to get vaccinated as it battles [...] » More

Foreign ministry reaffirms continued efforts with US to reengage with N. Korea

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:37 AM

South Korea remains committed to working closely with the United States on measures that would bring North Korea back to dialogue, including envisioned humanitarian [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim says US offer of talks a ‘petty trick’

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:37 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un condemned a US offer of dialogue as a “petty trick”, state media reported Thursday, and accused the Joe Biden administration of [...] » More

Korea to maintain current distancing rules for another 2 weeks: PM

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:37 AM

South Korea has decided to maintain the current social distancing rules for two weeks from Monday. “Considering risk factors for quarantine, such as the stronger spread [...] » More